Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans

Larus cachinnans
2cy Caspian Gull L. cachinnans or close to it, moulting to 2nd-winter plumage at Dumpiai, Klaipeda, Lithuania 8.9.2008. Foto: Hannu Koskinen
With a Lithuanian clipring EN01917 ringed as pullus in Kretuonas Lake, E Lithuania in colony where Herring Gulls dominate,
but also few Caspian Gulls apparently breed nowadays.

Larus cachinnans
Larus cachinnans
Larus cachinnans
Larus cachinnans
Larus cachinnans
Larus cachinnans


2cy Gull moulting to 2nd-winter plumage at Dumpiai, Klaipeda, Lithuania 17.11.2008. Foto: Vytautas Pareigis
With a Lithuanian clipring EN01957 ringed as pullus in Kretuonas Lake, E Lithuania (look above for more details).
Possibly a some kind of hybrid or intergrade between argentatus and cachinnans.